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    Québec, l'accent d'Amérique...

Québec l'accent d'Amérique

The accent is a distinctive feature of the French language that imbues a vowel with character, here affirming our shared identity. Québec City is where French culture began in North America and today remains its proud heartland and standard-bearer.

The shape and profile of the accent is a tribute to Cap Diamant, the promontory on which our forebears forged our destiny. It also echoes the myriad contrasting ways our uniqueness is expressed: our European flair and North American spirit, the creative ways we pursue culture and understanding, the history lived out in the shadow of these ramparts and steeples, our festive summers and warm-hearted winters… Read more